(LD384). The causes of the discrimination are various. Discrimination exist nowadays even in countries where freedom is believed strongly. In this democratic world, people still discriminate others.Gender discrimination often happens to women because they were born as women. Men keep discriminating women because they keep assuming that they are the ones who have the power over women. There is a taboo that women`s positions are under men.
Maya Angelou, Khaled Hosseini, L.H. Anderson, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichiehave used the theme of discrimination in their novels. Lisa See is a Chinese American writer who emphasizes gender discrimination in her novels. Her …show more content…
Born of wealthy parents who have misfortune, she marries a butcher. It is socially considered a very poor position. Her life is miserable. She is beaten by her husband. Lily recites, "He proceeded to beat her so badly that she miscarried in a violent gush of black blood that stained the icy slopes throughout our campsite." (SF 207) She has lost her children. The paranoid Lily is suspicious that Snow Flower has betrayed her trust. She reveals her sisterly secrets to a group of women. It destroys the woman’s image in public. It is a horrifying thing in Chinese society.Lily tends to Snow Flower as she dies.
It is interesting to see how Aunt Wang, the matchmaker keeps her independence in a world of men. To see the rise of Lily into Lady Lu and the downfall of Snow Flower into the butcher’s wife do not make sense from a western perspective. Lisa See explains the social structure so well. She makes us understand that how this happens. It is horrifying that women are inthis repressive society and powerlessto do. The varieties of women’s personalities aredescribed by the Chinese zodiac. The monkey mother is conniving. The rat mother-in-law is selfish and the horse women need freedom and to guide their